Russia’s Ministry of Defence in Saturday announced it would stop its bombardment of parts of Ukraine, to allow for civilians to safely flee.
“Today, March 5, from 10 a.m. Moscow time, the Russian side declares a ceasefire regime and opens humanitarian corridors for the exit of civilians from Mariupol and Volnovakha,” said the ministry in a statement. “Humanitarian corridors and exit routes have been agreed with the Ukrainian side.”
The war between Russia and Ukraine is described as the biggest war after World War 2. On 24 February 2022, Russia launched an attack on Ukraine in the southwest.
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